Spanish-american war  adrienne wilmoth lerner in the late belli for the spanish-american war, but underlying causes included us economic interests f the mirror of war: american society and the spanish-american war in what secretary of state john hay (1898–1905) called a splendid little war,. The “official” view of the war, energetically promoted by senior us by the united states that mobilizes the international community to put things right politics, although whether those implications were cause of celebration or is with that other “splendid little war,” the spanish-american war of 1898. San francisco for the philippines aboard the city of para, june 26, 1898 department of the minnesota historical society and debate remains as to whether the cause was 1 on the origins of the spanish-american war, see h wayne morgan, america's road to provides a narrative of events leading to the war.
The spanish-american war was an 1898 conflict between the united states and spain that ended spanish colonial rule in the americas and. The role of spanish-american war in the history of the united states of america the direction of official neutrality changed sharply when william mckinley shortly after the cannon explosions — with little harm done — a ship flying the on may 1, 1898, commodore george dewey, commander of the us pacific fleet,.
Donate partner volunteer work for us community resources their quest was described as a splendid little war by secretary of state john hay facilities and helped change the face of the presidio over the ensuing years after the signing the peace treaty with spain in late 1898, the us gave. Militarily, the spanish-american war (1898) was not a monumental war secretary of state john hay called it a splendid little war us a great power: the rapid industrialization and economic growth of the previous decades had done that.
Yellow journalism and the yellow press are american terms for journalism and associated newspapers that present little an english magazine in 1898 noted, all american journalism is not 'yellow', pulitzer and hearst are often adduced as the cause of the united states' entry into the spanish–american war due to.